[linux-audio-dev] Re: Writing LADSPA plugins in high level language?

Pablo Faundez Hoffmann pfh at acoustics.aau.dk
Wed Jun 14 03:35:46 EDT 2006


On Jun 14, 2006, at 8:07 AM, Loki Davison wrote:

> On 6/14/06, Alex Polite <notmyprivateemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi there.
>>
>> Is it possible to write LADSPA plugins in anything but C/C++? I  
>> prefer
>> perl, ruby or python.
>>
>> alex
>>
>> --
>> Alex Polite
>> http://flosspick.org - finding the right open source
>>
>
> quick, easy answer, no. Longer answer, no, but why anyway? Even longer
> answer, if you are using LV2 you can probably use a higher level dsp
> library. There seems to be a very limited collection of dsp libs for
> any of the languages you mentioned. I suspect the many wonderful
> benifits of using a language like python wouldn't apply to dsp stuff
> very well. It's all maths stuff anyway so the language doesn't much
> much difference unless it provides some highly tuned rt safe
> premitives to do dsp operations, i.e like some of the dsp libs.

  could you name some of the dsp libs that provide rt safe premitives  
to do dsp operations?.

Pablo


> You
> could also write a RT nyquist interpreter as a dssi and then do your
> plugins as nyquist code. ;)


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